Definition Of Support

  • financial resources provided to make some project possible
  • argue or speak in defense of
  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  • a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
  • be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  • adopt as a belief
  • the financial means whereby one lives
  • a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
  • the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
  • be a regular customer or client of
  • documentary validation
  • establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
  • be behind; approve of
  • support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
  • give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
  • aiding the cause or policy or interests of
  • any device that bears the weight of another thing
  • play a subordinate role to (another performer)
  • something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
  • supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
  • support materially or financially
  • the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

Syllables : sup-port

Pronunciation : sə'poʊrt

Example Sentences

  • the foundation provided support for the experiment. (noun)
  • She supported the motion to strike. (verb)
  • they called for artillery support. (noun)
  • He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. (verb)
  • he applied to the state for support. (noun)
  • he leaned against the wall for support. (noun)
  • the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones. (noun)
  • The evidence supports the defendant. (verb)
  • She supported him during the illness. (verb)
  • the president no longer has the support of his own party. (noun)
  • they developed a scheme of mutual support. (noun)
  • there was no place to attach supports for a shelf. (noun)
  • Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act. (verb)
  • the policy found little public support. (noun)
  • his faith was all the support he needed. (noun)
  • the team enjoyed the support of their fans. (noun)
  • the statue stood on a marble support. (noun)
  • he does not support his natural children. (verb)
  • The scholarship supported me when I was in college. (verb)
  • his support kept the family together. (noun)
  • they gave him emotional support during difficult times. (noun)